Can Shakti energise the power sector? Not as long as demand remains tepid

Can Shakti energise the power sector? Not as long as demand remains tepid

The Centre’s drive to ensure adequate coal supply linkages to thermal power plants by way of the new coal linkage scheme, called Shakti, may not benefit these power producers, at least not in the near term. Analysts and industry officials alike said that, currently, power demand remains muted and till the time demand revives in the country, Shakti (Scheme to Harness and Allocate Koyla Coal Transparently) will provide little benefit to power plants which do not have a fuel supply agreement (FSA) with state-run Coal India. Read more

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